Tag Archives: Management

Tues. March 12 – Tim Ursiny
Effective Coaching Skills
For Busy Managers

Top performing managers know that a coaching approach to management yields greater results and yet, creating the time to coach is a major obstacle for many leaders. The old ways of leading people are over. A “command and control” approach to leadership results in lack of alignment, conflict, low commitment, low accountability, lack of harmony and low profitability. This program focuses on how to coach in a time-efficient manner that creates incredible buy-in and performance. In this highly interactive program participants will: learn how to create ownership and urgency from those they lead; practice specific coaching skills and tools to bring out the best in others; learn keys and a format to managing their coaching time; explore a 12-minute coaching model that creates positive accountability and results; coach each other on real issues that impact […]

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Effective Coaching Skills
For Busy Managers
Prof. Gordon Hewitt

Oct 10 – Dr. Gordon Hewitt
The Changing Rules of Strategy
New Mindsets for a New World

In this revolutionary session on Strategy Development, Professor  Gordon Hewitt presenst a practical model of disruptive foresight. This framework will enable participants to do five key things: (1) spot and decipher early signals of competitive disruption in their industry (2) analyse the forces driving disruption and their likely consequences (3) consider realistic strategic options to benefit from disruption (4) ensure the organization acquires the capabilities to handle game-changing challenges (5) drive a deep mind set shift throughout the organization, well beyond the legacy of traditional change management models. In order to take on these challenges, Professor Hewitt will describe “new game” including ways of: (1) drawing a more relevant map of their competitive arena, and the identity of new game competitors (2) developing a more accurate scorecard of competitive performance, […]

June 12 – Dr. Christopher Avery
The Responsibility Process
Unlocking Your Natural Ability to Live and Lead with Power

Awareness of a mental pattern (derived from leadership research) we all use to process thoughts about taking and avoiding responsibility now makes it possible for leaders and coaches to understand and teach the mental processes, language, and keys to personal responsibility. Doing so inspires ownership behavior and shared language in teams and work groups for thinking, communication, and decision-making. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: (1) Explain the importance of personal responsibility (ownership behavior) for success in any pursuit; (2) Provide at least one reason why good, smart people naturally avoid responsibility and why they take it; (3) State the stages within The Responsibility Process and how it works within the mind; (4) Self-apply The Responsibility Process to grow instead of cope when encountering minor […]

Dr Kathy Pearson

May 15 – Dr. Kathy Pearson
Critical Thinking:
Managing Uncertainty and Anticipating the Unexpected

The higher you are in the organization, the more complex problems become. This fast-paced class focuses on developing advanced skills in critical thinking and breakthrough problem-solving. Discover how to increase the quality of your decisions, and those of your team, with particular emphasis on the importance of critical thinking skills to mitigate the effect of our own cognitive biases, as well as an emphasis on making decisions with little or ambiguous information and deep uncertainty. This seminar will help you leverage your team`s immense untapped wisdom to get better results. If you are responsible for improving productivity, strategy, quality, or safety you can’t afford to miss this class! The seminar covers key critical thinking and decision making discipline such as Short-Term versus Long Term Framework, The Decision Making Foundation, Gaining Clarity […]